rood


rood
n.
1 a crucifix, esp. one raised on a screen or beam at the entrance to the chancel.
2 a quarter of an acre.
Phrases and idioms:
rood-loft a gallery on top of a rood-screen. rood-screen a wooden or stone carved screen separating nave and chancel.
Etymology: OE rod

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Synonyms: